Title: FERTILITY BEHAVIOUR OF BAKARWAL WOMEN:
Authors: Uma Prasher
Research Scholar, Department of Sociology, Guru Nanak
Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab
MLA 8 Prasher, Uma. "FERTILITY BEHAVIOUR OF BAKARWAL WOMEN: FIELD EVIDENCES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, vol. 4, no. 4, Apr. 2019, pp. 3126-3143, ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=234. Accessed Apr. 2019.
APA Prasher, U. (2019, April). FERTILITY BEHAVIOUR OF BAKARWAL WOMEN: FIELD EVIDENCES. Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research, 4(4), 3126-3143. Retrieved from ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=234
Chicago Prasher, Uma. "FERTILITY BEHAVIOUR OF BAKARWAL WOMEN: FIELD EVIDENCES." Int. j. of Social Science and Economic Research 4, no. 4 (April 2019), 3126-3143. Accessed April, 2019. ijsser.org/more2019.php?id=234.
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Abstract: In this Research Paper, endeavor is made to draw attention on the Fertility behavior of Bakarwal
women of Jammu and Kashmir. For this paper, Kathua district is selected randomly from 22
districts of Jammu and Kashmir, from this district 220 women of Bakarwal tribe are selected and
interviewed by using Snowball sampling technique. In this study, it was found that majority of
the respondents' age at first Delivery was 15-17 years. Respondents reported 7-9 living children
and they had 5-9 conceptions during their reproductive span. Less than 2 years of spacing
between the two subsequent pregnancies found. Present study also highlights that there is direct
relationship between literacy and number of living children as well as spacing between children.
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